Appleton, Wisconsin, USA, 18 December 2009 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Appleton announced today that it has completed the sale of C&H Packaging to InterFlex Group, Inc., based in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Appleton announced its intention to explore options to sell C&H Packaging, a wholly-owned subsidiary Appleton acquired in April 2003. C&H Packaging, located in Merrill, Wisconsin, prints and converts flexible plastic packaging materials for companies in the food processing, household, and industrial products industries. C&H Packaging employs approximately 80 people.
Appleton's chief executive officer, Mark Richards, said that Appleton intends to focus its performance packaging operations on film production. Appleton's film-producing facilities include American Plastics in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, and New England Extrusion in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, and Milton, Wisconsin.
Appleton creates product solutions through its development and use of coating formulations, coating applications, and encapsulation technology. The company produces carbonless, thermal, security, and performance packaging products. Appleton, headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts, employs approximately 2200 people, and is 100% employee-owned. For more information, visit www.appletonideas.com.